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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sara Paxton
Pat Healy
Kelly McGillis
Directors
Ti West
Screenwriters
Ti West
Running Time
101 minutes

The Innkeepers
Scarier than those Lenny Henry ads


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The Innkeepers

Plot
Claire (Paxton) and Luke (Healy) are the only staff working at The Yankee Pedlar Inn in Connecticut the weekend before it closes for good. Luke runs a website about the hotel’s resident ghost, suicide bride Madeline O’Malley, but Claire is the one who starts sensing Madeline’s presence.


Verdict
Among the current crop of ghost stories, this is an outstanding effort. Ti West is shaping up as an authentic Master Of Horror.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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